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Celebrate At Hookline Tonight

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by Steven Doyle

Celebrate in high fashion at Hookline, the fancy pants younger sibling to the Hook, Line and Sinker that is so well known in the Dallas area and is chef driven with amazing oysters, cool low country cuisine and more.

Tonight Plano’s Hookline will celebrate Fat Tuesday with bands, beed and crawfish for your party needs. Look for special  cocktails and the party blitz starting at 5pm. Continue reading

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2018 Ultimate Guide To Mardi Gras in Dallas

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Are you feeling the love this year with Fat Tuesday and Valentine’s Day set back to back? There will be plenty of celebrating to go around and we want to direct you to some of our favorite ways to enjoy Mardi Gras. From great restaurants, cocktails and king cakes, we have you covered. In New Orleans the festivities run from February 9-13, so there is no reason to wait for Fat Tuesday. Be sure to tag us when you are out enjoy your evening.  Laissez les bons temps rouler! Continue reading

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Plano’s Best Fat Tuesday Party At Legacy Hall

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On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the three-story, European-style food hall, brewery and live music and entertainment venue will be hosting a Fat Tuesday party that’ll make you glad you didn’t make the trip to New Orleans this year.

In celebration of the holiday, special NOLA-inspired items will be offered at the food hall from open to close, including king cake donuts by Glazed Donut Works and beignets by Haute Sweets Patisserie. Of course, it’s not a Fat Tuesday party without Mardi Gras-themed drinks and Legacy Hall’s drinks specials will give you the best excuse to drink on a weekday. $6 Hall Grenades and Hurricane specials will be available on all three levels, including the pop-up bar on the third floor. Continue reading

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Kenny Makes More Than Burgers At Chop House Burgers In Arlington

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One of the cool chefs we know owns a burger concern in Arlington called Chop House Burgers. Great burger, and this restaurant has been featured on Food Network for added love. Burgers might be the front runner at Chop House run by Kenny Mills, but there is so much offered at his restaurant. Continue reading

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Village Baking Company Taking Orders For Traditional Galette des Rois

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Village Baking Company is making their own special version of the King Cake. This will not resemble the Gulf Coast cake that is a  ring of twisted brioche topped with purple, green, and gold colored icing. Instead, the Village cake is the more traditional and less garish Galette des Rois.    Continue reading

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Enjoy Oak Cliff’s Mardi Gras Celebration Weekend February 14th and 15th

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Go Oak Cliff will once again bring the revelry of Mardi Gras to the streets of Oak Cliff with their annual Mardi Gras Oak Cliff celebration, February 14th and 15th.

The two-day celebration features the OCarnivale Masquerade Ball and the Mardi Gras Oak Cliff parade, complete with marching bands, floats, classic cars, and more. Also hosted in Oak Cliff this weekend is the Dash for the Beads, a spirited 5K that includes a costume contest and post-race party at Kidd Springs Park.   Continue reading

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Five Unusual King Cakes That Are a Real Thing

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In the past we have extolled the virtues of a particular cake that should be served during this special time of year and is found at Village Baking Company, but we know the inner-partier in you wants something more colorful, more lurid, glittering and borderline bilious. We know the King Cake that you are seeking, and we found a few that you may not be totally aware existed. We have a list.

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